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Xavier University of Louisiana

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor&Apos;S, Master&Apos;S, And Doctoral
Biological And Biomedical Sciencesbiochemistry; Biology/Biological Sciences; Medical Microbiology And Bacteriologybusiness, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Servicesaccounting; Business Administration And Management; Marketing/Marketing Managementcommunication, Journalism, And Related Programsmass Communication/Mediacomputer And Information Sciences And Support Servicescomputer And Information Sciences; Computer Scienceeducationart Teacher Education; Biology Teacher Education; Chemistry Teacher Education; Early Childhood Education; Education; Elementary Education; French Language Teacher Education; History Teacher Education; Middle School Education; Music Teacher Education; Physical Education Teaching And Coaching; Science Teacher Education; Secondary Education; Social Studies Teacher Education; Spanish Language Teacher Educationengineeringcomputer Engineeringenglish Language And Literature/Lettersenglishforeign Languages, Literatures, And Linguisticsfrench; Spanishhealth Professions And Related Programscommunication Sciences And Disorders; Pre-Medical Studies; Speech-Language Pathologyhistoryhistorylegal Professions And Studiespre-Law Studiesmathematics And Statisticsmathematics; Statisticsphilosophy And Religious Studiesphilosophyphysical Scienceschemistry; Physicspsychologypsychologysocial Sciencespolitical Science And Government; Sociologytheology And Religious Vocationstheologyvisual And Performing Artsart; Keyboard Instruments; Music; Music Performance; Percussion Instruments; Stringed Instruments; Woodwind Instruments


Admission: 3,987 applied; 2,532 admitted; 661 enrolled Average high school GPA: 3.33

Test Scores:

Options: electronic application, early action
Application fee: $25
Required: high school transcript, minimum 2 GPA, 1 letter of recommendation
Required for some: interview
Notification: continuous (freshmen), continuous (transfers)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNot Reported
    • Tuition pre-payment planNot Reported
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

Undergraduate Student Population
2,525 Undergraduate Students, 71% Women, 29% Men, 5% Transferred In
Minority Breakdown
78% Black Or African American Non-Hispanic/Latino, 10% Asian, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 2% Hispanic/Latino, 0.2% American Indian Or Alaska Native, Non-Hispanic/Latino , 3% Two Or More Races, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 1% Race/Ethnicity Unknown
International Population
Housing Info
47% Live On Campus

Campus Life

Coed, Men-Only, Women-Only, Disabled Students, Campus Housing Is University Owned. Freshman Applicants Given Priority For College Housing
Drama/Theater Group, Student-Run Newspaper, Television Station, Choral Group, Mobilization At Xavier, AWARE, NAACP, California Club, Beta Beta Beta (Biology Club), National Fraternities, National Sororities
Most popular organizations
Mobilization At Xavier, AWARE, NAACP, California Club, Beta Beta Beta (Biology Club)
Campus security
24-Hour Emergency Response Devices And Patrols, Student Patrols, Bicycle Patrols
Student services
Health Clinic, Personal/Psychological Counseling
Academic Programs
Special Study Options: Academic Remediation For Entering Students, Accelerated Degree Program, Adult/Continuing Education Programs, Advanced Placement Credit, Cooperative Education, Double Majors, Freshman Honors College, Honors Programs, Independent Study, Internships, Off-Campus Study, Part-Time Degree Program, Services For LD Students, Study Abroad, Summer Session For Creditrotc: Army (C), Navy (C), Air Force (C)Unusual Degree Programs: 3-2 Business Administration With Tulane University; Engineering With Tulane University, University Of Maryland, University Of New Orleans, Georgia Institute Of Technology, University Of Wisconsin-Madison, Morgan State University, Southern University And Agricultural And Mechanical College; Biostatistics With Louisiana State University Medical Centerschool Calendar: Semesters




Total: 261Full-Time: 90% Full-Timestudent/Faculty Ratio: 13 :1

Financial Aid

Costs (2013&-14)
One-time required fee:$150
Comprehensive fee:$27,300 includes full-time tuition ($18,500), mandatory fees ($1000), and room and board ($7800). Part-time tuition: $775 per credit hour. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load
Required fees:$150 part-time
Room and board:Room and board charges vary according to housing facility
Payment plan:installment
Waivers:employees or children of employees

Financial Aid
Of all full-time matriculated undergraduates who enrolled in 2012,2,265 applied for aid, 1,985 were judged to have need, 11 had their need fully met
In 2012,81 non-need-based awards were made
Average percent of need met:14%
Average financial aid package:$17,678
Average need-based loan:$4715
Average need-based gift aid:$5783
Average non-need-based aid:$11,446
Average indebtedness upon graduation:$27,338

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